Sait Faik Abasiyanik geldt als een van de belangrijkste schrijvers van korte verhalen in Turkije. Zijn impressionistische stijl is nog altijd van grote invloed op hedendaagse Turkse schrijvers. Het Istanbul van Sait Faik is een universum bevolkt door werklozen, armen, kinderen, arbeiders en vissers. Zo schrijft hij over barvrouw Melâhat, die helpt een terneergeslagen koopmanszoon volwassen te wor
Subject
Istanbul
Title
Verhalen uit Istanbul
Author
Sait Faik Abasiyanik
Translator
Hanneke Van der Heijden
Afterword
Murat Isik
Language
Dutch
Original language
Turkish
Edition
2
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Podium Uitgeverij, 2014
ISBN
9789057596803
CloudLibrary
3fmh789

About Sait Faik Abasiyanik

Sait Faik Abasıyanık (18 November 1906 – 11 May 1954) was one of the greatest Turkish writers of short stories and poetry and considered an important literary figure of the 1940s. He created a brand new style in Turkish literature and brought new life to Turkish short story writing with his harsh but humanistic portrayals of labourers, fishermen, children, the unemployed, and the poor. His stories focused on the urban lifestyle and he portrayed the denizens of the darker places in Istanbul. He also explored the "...torments of the human soul and the agony of love and betrayal..."

Biography

Born in Adapazarı, on 18 November 1906, he was educated at Istanbul Lisesi in Istanbul and then in Bursa. He enrolled in the Turcology Department of Istanbul University in 1928, but under pressure from his father went to Switzerland to study economics in 1930. He left school and lived from 1931 to 1935 in France …Read more on Wikipedia